Lisa stands out among the finest violinists and vocalists in contemporary music today. Her soaring, compelling, "cornbread" voice strikes listeners square at our emotional roots. With five albums to her credit, including new disc "All the Way Live!" Lisa ignites the spirits of Americana, Zydeco/Cajun, Christian, Jazz, Country, Blues, Rock, and Folk fans.
Strong original songs and soulful violin attract the world to this fourth-generation "Fiddlist". The protégé of legendary Cajun accordionist Joe Simien, Lisa is a descendant of Francis Scott Key and writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. She has toured with Grammy-winning artists Queen Ida, Al Rapone and Rockin' Sydney ("Don't Mess with My Toot-toot".) Lisa appears oncamera in "The Beverly Hillbillies Movie" (Jim Varney); "Man in the Moon" (Jim Carey); "Red Dragon" (Anthony Hopkins); and on NBC-TV show "Las Vegas", performing her original tune "Zydeco Pas Salee" and playing "Slippin' & Slidin" with the legendary Little Richard.
A Blue Fiddle Records/Fontana "Americana Zydeco" artist, Lisa Haley has worked with Sir George Martin (Beatles producer), multi-Grammy winner KebMo', Brian Setzer, John Hiatt, and a host of others. Her band, the Zydekats includes Skip Edwards, keyboard/accordionist for Dwight Yoakam/Johnny Rivers; Chuck Alvarez, guitarist for Tim Weisberg; Andy Anders, bassist for Joe Simien; and Gary Ferguson, former drummer for Ray Charles/Stevie Nicks - with strong vocals and boundless energy!
Her violin is prominent in "The Waterboy" (Adam Sandler) and "The Grave" (Anthony Michael Hall); HBO's "Mr. Atlas" features her critically acclaimed song "Always Be Your Guide", once also considered for the ending song in "Lord of the Rings III". She supports educational "Artist in Residence" programs, and performs worldwide over 150 days a year with her All-Star band.